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Coconut Shrimp Recipe

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This recipe for Coconut Shrimp, by , is from The Greene Family CookBook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Norma Tetrick
Added: Friday, May 16, 2008


1lb. unpeeled, med. size fresh shrimp
3/4 cup biscuit mix
1 tablespoon of sugar
3/4 cup beer
3/4 cup all purpose flour
2 and 1/2 cups of flaked coconut.
vegetable oil or canola oil

Orange-lime dip
1 10 oz. jar orange marmalade
3 Tablespoons spicy brown mustard ( French old fashioned with seeds is good)
1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
Texas Pete hot sauce...few dashed

Peel shrimp leaving tails on and devein. Set aside.
combine biscuit mix, sugar and beer stiring until smooth. Set aside.
Coat shrimp with flour, dip into beer mixture. Gently roll in coconut.
Fry in oil about 350 cooking a few at a time 1 or 2 minutes until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Serve hot with orange lime sauce
Combine sauce ingredients in a small pan and heat until the marmalade melts.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was served at a birthday party for me 13 years ago. I remembered how good it was but did not get the recipe until this year.




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